ribgrass

[rib-gras, -grahs]

Origin of ribgrass

First recorded in 1530–40; rib1 + grass
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Historical Examples of ribgrass

  • And the Slanugad (ribgrass) is very good: it will take away lumps.

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British Dictionary definitions for ribgrass

ribgrass

noun
  1. another name for ribwort
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